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  • Vienna talks 2021-12-04 18:22

    Iran, P4+1 negotiators wrap up Vienna talks

    TEHRAN – After a week of intensive negotiations, diplomats from Iran and major world powers finished the current round of talks and decided on a return to Vienna next week. 

  • Front cover of the Persian translation of Atiq Rahimi’s novel “The Water Carriers”. 2021-12-04 18:02

    Atiq Rahimi’s “Water Carriers” at Persian bookstores

    TEHRAN – French-Afghan writer and filmmaker Atiq Rahimi’s latest novel “Les porteurs d’eau” (“The Water Bearers” or “The Water Carriers”) has appeared in Persian.

  • “Ballad of a White Cow” by Behtash Sanaeiha and Maryam Moqaddam. 2021-12-04 18:00

    “Ballad of a White Cow” wins Student Jury Award at Crime and Punishment Film Festival

    TEHRAN – “Ballad of a White Cow”, a co-production between Iran and France, has won the Student Jury Award at the 11th edition of the International Crime and Punishment Film Festival in Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Cover of the book “Bazaars, Stores, and Caravanserais in the Documents from Qajar Iran” authored by Tokyo-based Iranian scholar Hashem Rajabzadeh. 2021-12-04 17:58

    University of Tokyo publishes book on Qajar-era bazaars, caravanserais 

    TEHRAN – The Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia at the University of Tokyo has recently published a book on Iranian bazaars, stores and caravanserais dating back to the Qajar period (1789-1925).

  • U.S. probes new “civilian fatalities” in Syria 2021-12-04 17:56

    U.S. probes new “civilian fatalities” in Syria

    TEHRAN - The United States has triggered further controversy after acknowledging an airstrike it launched on Friday may have led to more civilian casualties in Syria.

  • Plan to revive native medicinal plants on agenda 2021-12-04 17:54

    Plan to revive native medicinal plants on agenda

    TEHRAN – A national plan will be implemented by the Vice Presidency for Science and Technology to develop botanical gardens in order to revive native medicinal plants, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • 8 new accelerators to develop biotechnology 2021-12-04 17:52

    8 new accelerators to develop biotechnology

    TEHRAN – The Vice Presidency for Science and Technology aims to help large companies and startups develop markets for products by launching eight new biotechnology accelerators.

  • Visitors take photos of a Persian painting on display at the Persian Treasures – Iranian Miniature Exhibition at the Shanghai Art Collection Museum on December 4, 2021. (Global Times/Chen Xia) 2021-12-04 17:51

    Shanghai exhibit of Persian paintings celebrates 50 years of Iran-China diplomatic ties

    TEHRAN – An exhibition of Persian paintings opened on Saturday at the Shanghai Art Collection Museum to celebrate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Iran and China.

  • Iranian knowledge-based goods to be produced in 7 countries 2021-12-04 17:33

    Iranian knowledge-based goods to be produced in 7 countries

    TEHRAN – Iran will launch production lines of knowledge-based products in seven countries, namely Turkey, Armenia, Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Syria, Iraq, and Kenya, Marzieh Shaverdi, the manager of the Innovation and Prosperity Fund, has said.

  • stock 2021-12-04 16:18

    TEDPIX drops 5,337 points on Saturday

    TEHRAN- TEDPIX, the main index of the Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), lost 5,337 points to 1.334 million on Saturday (the first day of Iranian calendar week).

  • markazi 2021-12-04 16:18

    Export from Markazi province rises 67%

    TEHRAN – The value of exports from the central province of Markazi rose 67 percent during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-November 21), as compared to the same period of time in the past year, a provincial official announced.

  • iron ore 2021-12-04 16:17

    Iron ore concentrate output hits 30m tons

    TEHRAN- Production of iron ore concentrate in Iran stood at 29.950 million tons in the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-October 22), a four-percent rise year on year.

  • bank loans 2021-12-04 16:17

    Bank loans to economic sectors increase nearly 65%

    TEHRAN – The Iranian banking system has paid 12.41 quadrillion rials (over $295 billion) in loans to domestic economic sectors in the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-October 22), registering a 64.8-percent rise from the same period in the previous year, IRNA reported.

  • housing 2021-12-04 16:17

    Private sector to help govt. build 1 million affordable houses

    TEHRAN – Mass construction companies of the private sector are going to sign deals with the government with the aim of building one million affordable houses within the framework of the National Housing Action Plan.

  • car 2021-12-04 16:17

    Passenger car production up 1.4% in 7 months yr/yr

    TEHRAN – Manufacturing of passenger cars in Iran rose 1.4 percent during the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-October 22), compared to the same period of time in the past year.

  • iraq 2021-12-04 16:17

    U.S. extends Iraq's waiver to import gas, electricity from Iran

    TEHRAN - The Biden administration has once again waived sanctions on Iran to allow the Islamic Republic to export electricity to Iraq for another 120 days, the Washington Free Beacon reported on Friday.

  • The ball is in U.S. court 2021-12-04 16:07

    The ball is in U.S. court

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  • Leader praises martyrs, says nation should increase unity 2021-12-04 14:58

    Leader praises martyrs, says nation should increase unity

    TEHRAN— In a meeting held on November 21 to commemorate the martyrs of Ilam province, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei praised the martyrs of the Sacred Defense, saying, “The Iranian nation should increase its unity, solidarity, motivation and efforts when it hears the martyrs’ message.”

  • Pedro Sena 2021-12-04 14:36

    Brazilian rowing coach Pedro Sena arrives in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Brazilian rowing coach Pedro Sena arrived in Tehran Saturday morning to finalize his deal with Iran’s Rowing Federation.

  • women handball 2021-12-04 10:43

    Iran fall short against Romania at 2021 World Women's Handball

    TEHRAN – Iran were defeated by Romania 39-11 in their opening match of the 2021 World Women's Handball Championship Friday night.

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  • Amir Abdollahian Borrell 2021-12-03 21:42

    FM, Borrell hold talks on Vienna

    TEHRAN— Speaking to EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell on Friday morning, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian said that Iran aims to end the sanctions violating the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Bagheri Kani 2021/12/03

    By Salman Parviz

    Removal of sanctions major reason for Iran’s signature on JCPOA

    Sanctions regimes impede investment and infrastructure development

    “Chabahar Port is not only a transit port, it is an investment opportunity,” the Iranian ambassador in India said in a recent interview with ThePrint, a Delhi-based online newspaper. 

  • Qaani 2021-12-03 21:41

    Top commander says U.S.' significant defeat is in Afghanistan

    TEHRAN- Referring to recent developments in the world, the IRGC Quds Force Commander Brigadier General Esmaeil Qaani stressed that the most significant defeat of the United States recently is the defeat in Afghanistan.

  • Mujahid 2021-12-03 21:40

    Taliban Foreign Ministry stresses border problems with Iran will not occur again

    TEHRAN— A spokesman for the Taliban Foreign Ministry has said after the incident with the Iranian border guards in Nimroz province of Afghanistan that the incident was managed and the Taliban officials are trying to prevent such incidents in the future.

  • Israeli President-PM-Mossad chief 2021-12-03 21:39

    Israeli sabotage takes new turn

    TEHRAN— As Iran presented two drafts of agreements to the Joint Commission and P4+1 in Vienna, prospects of reaching a possible agreement between all sides seem more within reach. However, feeling at risk, the Israelis are trying to jeopardize the Vienna talks by making provocative remarks and visits to the countries opposing the JCPOA in its entirety.

  • Vienna talks 2021-12-03 21:38

    European apathy toward Iranian proposals reveals much about Vienna talks

    TEHRAN – Over the course of the current round of Vienna talks, the word “serious” has turned into one of the most important points of contention between Iran and its Western negotiating partners. 

  • Iran FM 2021-12-03 21:38

    Iran, Japan FMs discuss bilateral, regional issues

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Foreign Minister has held a telephone conversation with his Japanese counterpart Yoshimasa Hayashi over bilateral ties and regional as well as international developments.

  • Vienna talks 2021-12-03 21:37

    Iran, negotiating partners hold ‘intensive’ talks in Vienna

    TEHRAN – Negotiators from Iran and the remaining parties to a 2015 nuclear deal held ‘intensive consultations and talks’ on Thursday at various levels, the Iranian foreign ministry said.